Parade (Herman): Musical Info & Synopsis


Parade is a musical revue written and originally directed by Jerry Herman. Composed of short sketches and songs relevant to topics of the day, the show touches on themes of politics, theatre, and New York City. While some songs were originally created for this revue, Jerry Herman later incorporated elements of a few into his other musicals, including Mame and Mack & Mabel.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1960)

Cast Size: 5

Genre: Revue

Setting: USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Jerry Herman

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (1960)➝


1960s, Metamusical, One-Word, Revue, Small Cast, Solo Composer

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